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Monday, Jan. 25 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Edmund Burke Honor Roll

Students at Edmund Burke Academy making the A+ Honor Roll for Quarter 2 are as follows.

7th grade – Brandon Fu, Karlee Small, Anslie Glisson, Austin Layer, and Carson Woods. 8th grade – Lindsey Fries, Colby Rogers, and Sakshi Shah. More...

Financial Aid Workshop for JCHS Seniors 2016

Ruth H. Hearn, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Guidance Counselor, invites all seniors and their parents or guardians to attend the 2016 Financial Aid Workshop sponsored by JCHS. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across an article in a magazine recently which listed the “most addictive” foods. More...

Church News

Church News

Friendship Baptist to host Pastoral Celebration  The 14th Pastoral Celebration for Rev. Eric and First Lady Ebony Cooper will be held at Friendship Baptist Church 3 p.m. Jan. 24th. More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS Class of 1976 to hold reunion   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

The family of the late Fannie Mae Jones thanks each of you for your acts of kindness shown during our time of bereavement. We love you for all gestures given.   More...

Obituaries

Tommy “Kent” Eubanks

Tommy “Kent” Eubanks, 63, passed away January 3rd, 2016.  More...

Breaking News - 1/26/2016 11:57 AM

Wells Lighting Update - Free Access

Wells Lighting, USA, a Korean-based lighting manufacturer still plans to locate its North American headquarters in the old Jockey Building in Jenkins County. Details in Wednesday's issue of The Millen News.  More...

Local Man killed in shooting incident

A Sunday afternoon shooting incident claimed the life of a Millen Man.  A spokesperson with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said that Justin Coward was fatally shot at a 304 Waters Avenue residence in Millen around 4 p.m. Jan. More...

Remembering Caitlyn Baggett

On April 22, 2015, Ricky and Linda Baggett received the worst news parents can imagine. They were told that their beautiful 21-year-old daughter, Caitlyn, was killed in a multiple vehicle accident on I-16.  More...

Other Jenkins News

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This Day in 1938

Georgia Senate is set to vote on passage of liquor measure. If approved, the bill would legalize the sale of liquor from privately owned stores and distilling in 16 counties of the state. More...

Duvall becomes AFBF President and Long is new Georgia Farm Bureau President

Zippy Duvall has been elected for a two-year term as American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president by the voting delegates at the 97th AFBF Annual Convention on January 12, in Orlando, Florida. More...

Correction

In an article on a meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners that was published in the Jan. 6th, issue, The Millen News erroneously reported that Mr. Walter Thomas had purchased Finch’s Trailer Park on Hwy. 17. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I don’t know if folks just don’t care now, or they’re just unaware. Maybe you’ve noticed the same crude behaviors. Here are some recent examples. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

I caught myself day dreaming this morning .I was envisioning what I would do with 1.5 billion dollars, that’s what the Powerball jackpot is estimated to be at tonight’s drawing (1/13/15). More...

Don Lively

THE BLACKTOP CLASSROOM

The man was one of Daddy’s cronies,  I never knew his name.  But I know where we were when he said what he did.  We were at Mr. More...